Colonel Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W into Moose River, NE side of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°04'25''N, 118°51'44''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 December 1923, as labelled on Wheeler's 1999 map of Mount Robson, and on BC map 3H, 1919, in association with "The Colonel" (mountain).

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Headwaters at 53 05 - 118 46.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa